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Aug 24 2007
Hebrew Charter School in Florida

I thought some visitors to this board might be interested in this article about a charter school in Florida. The question raised is whether it is a Church-State issue that the school will be teaching the Hebrew language and about Jewish culture. It is an interesting question, because certainly foreign language and culture is an accepted topic for education in public schools...but if it's the language and culture of Israel, is this an instance of public funds being spent on religious education?

My opinion...I'm honestly not sure! I'll let you decide for yourselves:

Click here for New York Times article


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